Bottled Water Discussion Paper
Tapped” Video Bottled Water Discussion Paper Hide Assignment Information Instructions Bottled Water Discussion Paper Directions Times New Roman 12pt. Font 1.5 Spacing 1.5 pages (paragraph format) APA Style for citations (use the References tool in Word) Use at least one Peer-Reviewed Journal source, cite your textbook, and cite the video. How to Use the Library Website to Find a Reputable Source Submit to the Assignments dropbox on D2L Brightspace Other resources: How to Read a Scientific Paper Directions for the References Tool in Word – For this assignment, please watch the video Tapped and answer the following questions in your paper. “Tapped” video (Also available on Prime) What are three main issues with bottled water that are brought up in the documentary? Is ground water considered Private Property, Common Property, or Open Access? Explain each term using examples if possible (use page 45 (Ch. 2) of your book)) and talk about who owns the groundwater. Explain how exploiting lakes and groundwater is an example of a Tragedy of the Commons. Define Tragedy of the Commons and talk about at least one other example (p. 49 (Ch. 2)) Explain how using Command and Control regulations or Pigovian Taxes could be used to regulate the ground water use by bottled water companies (make sure to define each term) (p. 51) List two solutions to the over-pumping problem in Maine that are mentioned in the video. Do you think those are reasonable? Why or why not? Using the information and figure 2.17 on p. 47, talk about why using single-use plastic water bottles is a waste of energy. (Include all the steps in the supply chain from oil to consumer) Using a peer-reviewed journal source (see the how-to powerpoint) in your Content section) talk about the known health effects of Bisphenol A (BPA) or Toluene from plastic bottles. (make sure to cite your source) If you use bottled water, how could you use two less water bottles a week? (Be specific about your plan). If you dont use bottled water, what do you do instead?